As we age, our skin no longer has the ability to renew itself on a regular basis and needs some outside assistance to turnover new cells. It is important, then, that we prioritize exfoliation in our skincare regimens, but determining which form of exfoliation best suits your skin type can be tricky without the proper guidance.
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Because August 15th is National Relaxation Day, and the school year will be beginning or underway for so many, we think it’s the perfect time to devote an entire month to encouraging your self-care. Whether you’re taking kids to school, going to school yourself, or are amid the wave of “Falling” forward toward the holiday season ahead, we’re highlighting some of the positive health benefits experienced through daily self-care rituals.
Our Body Renewal Serum is unique to our line of LUMEN skincare products, as it is the only product formulated specifically for use on broad areas of the body. This lightweight, silky serum offers robust anti-aging results, provides antioxidant protection, and leaves the skin with a soft, powdery finish that won't feel greasy or heavy under clothing.
There is no product more integral to the health of our skin than sunscreen. And yet, with all its ability to protect our complexions from premature aging and our skin cells from developing life-threatening cancers, sunscreen remains one of the least understood and under-utilized skincare products on the market.
As our bodies cannot make vitamin C, we rely on our diets and supplementation to provide this extremely important nutrient. Topically, vitamin C offers antioxidant protection against UVA, UVB, and environmental pollutants, as well as skin brightening capabilities and collagen stimulation.
While everyone’s skin is unique, there are a few certainties that are universal to us all. One certainty is the reduced production of collagen and elastin as we get older.
The history of applying ointments, salves, and serums to the skin in hopes of a more youthful appearance is a long one, not surprisingly filled with many questionable, toxic, and otherwise harmful ingredients.